The power of Richard Taylor

This morning, I was sure I posted a blog titled; Melatonin and Exercise Help in Alzheimer’s Disease. However, it has ‘disappeared’; I’ve just tuned in to do some work on one of my drafts, and simply cannot find it. Of course, it must be ‘user error’ that has caused its disappearance, but if anyone who gets my blogs…

4 videos to help understand dementia

My paddling and flapping is still interrupting my ability to write personal blogs at the moment, so I will continue to add resources or other material of interest. The Alzheimer’s Reading Room led me to this resource, and the four videos. Thank you once again Bob De Marco. Have a look at the videos, especially the two…

Richard Taylor PhD

Richard Taylor sent out his newsletter today, and bravely disclosed : “He is “a person living with the symptoms and diagnosis of dementia. I am now also Richard, a person living with esophageal cancer. It was discovered last week, “staged” this week, and I am working with three physicians on a plan on how to best…

Using other ways to communicate

Recently I was introduced to a Spanish woman, Susana Garcia who has been involved in setting up a blog Moving Your Soul, by Kay Bransford. Susana and I stay in touch via email, and she has sent me a video made about family’s experience of living with her father who has Alzheimer’s dementia. It is profoundly and…

Test Your Memory (5 Best Tests)

My mind is closed for restoration today, but I thought I’d add this very useful blog from Bob De Marco’s Alzheimer’s Reading Room. Many people regularly ask me if they should be worried about their memory, so this might be the place to start. Always seek medical advice if you are worried about your memory or…

Is your glass half full or half empty?

In a tribute to a loved one living with a diagnosis of dementia somewhere on the beautiful site Moving Your Soul she said; “I couldn’t see the woman she really was, I could only see what I was missing in her. Now, I can see who she is, who she’s always been, a positive woman…